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Another day, another U.S. company forced to divest of Chinese investors

4 days ago   |   TechCrunch

Jeff Farrah Contributor Share on Twitter Jeff Farrah is the general counsel of the National Venture Capital Association . Foreign investment scrutiny continues to creep into...
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Backer of Musical.ly, Grindr and Opera to invest $50M in self-driving startup Pony.ai

7 days ago   |   TechCrunch

A games publisher in China is following the path of its larger peer Tencent to back a wide spectrum of startups for financial gains. Beijing Kunlun Wanwei, or Kunlun, announced...
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China's Kunlun in talks with U.S. over Grindr: filing

18 days ago   |   Reuters

Chinese gaming company Beijing Kunlun Tech Co Ltd said on Monday that it was in talks with U.S. government authorities about whether it should continue to own popular gay...
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Bits: The Week in Tech: Who Should Let Driverless Cars Off the Leash?

21 days ago   |   NY Times

As Uber and Lyft go public, financial interest in getting truly driverless cars on the road will mount. That shouldn't mean it happens in a rush.
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Crypto 2.0, accessibility, and Apple's future strategy

Crypto 2.0, accessibility, and Apple's future strategy

22 days ago   |   TechCrunch

From Extra Crunch Jon Evans has a comprehensive look at the most compelling futures for “Crypto 2.0.” With the trading frenzy out of the way , engineers and product designers...
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Grindr 'up for sale on security grounds'

22 days ago   |   BBC

The app's Chinese owner, Kunlun Group, is reportedly seen as a security risk by US authorities.
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How Grindr became a national security issue

How Grindr became a national security issue

22 days ago   |   The Verge

Grindr is an app used primarily by gay men to find hookups in their immediate vicinity. With more than 27 million users, it's so popular among its target audience that it has...
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US officials order Chinese company to sell Grindr: report

22 days ago   |   Phys.org   |   3 articles

A Chinese firm has been ordered by American national security officials to sell popular gay dating app Grindr, The Wall Street Journal reported Wednesday.
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Grindr's Chinese ownership a national security risk, US government reportedly says - CNET

22 days ago   |   CNET   |   3 articles

The California-based app is owned by Chinese gaming company Beijing Kunlun. The US government wants that to change.
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Grindr's Chinese ownership a national security risk, US agency reportedly says - CNET

22 days ago   |   CNET   |   3 articles

The California-based app is owned by Chinese gaming company Beijing Kunlun. A US agency wants that to change.
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